Our friends at CAMERA published a 2012 end-of-year top-ten list of the most egregious false accusations about Israel in the media. Coming in at number 5 was the Guardian’s ‘ever-changing Israeli capital.
CAMERA wrote the following:
Originally, The Guardian correctly stated in the caption of a photograph that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. Days later, they issued a “correction” saying they had “wrongly referred to the city as the Israeli capital. The Guardian style guide states: ‘Jerusalem is not the capital of Israel; Tel Aviv is.’”
Nearly four months after that, following many complaints, The Guardian re-corrected, sort of, writing: